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Memorandum on receipt of Harriman Alaska Expedition Vol 1-2

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Receipt for the first two volumes of Harriman Alaska Expedition courtesy of Doubleday, Page & Company.

Resource Type: Receipt

Subject: Harriman Alaska Expedition; Books and reading; Gifts; Burroughs, John, 1837-1921; Muir, John, 1838-1914; Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938

Date: 1901-12-03

Memorandum from William Loeb to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Fargo, North Dakota will be the most convenient place for John Burroughs to join President Roosevelt on his way to Yellowstone Park.

Resource Type: Memorandum

Subject: Travel--Planning; Presidents--Travel; North Dakota--Fargo; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

Date: 1903-03-10?

Now for game preservation

Description:

John Burroughs holds the door open for President Roosevelt as the finished Cuban and Reciprocity treaties hang on the wall.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Legislation; Treaties; Reciprocity (Commerce); Cuba; Burroughs, John, 1837-1921; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1903-03-18

Letter from William Loeb to F. H. Register

Description:

John Burroughs will also be accompanying President Roosevelt on the trip.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel--Planning; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

Date: 1903-03-26

That beats me!

Description:

Viewing the famous "Old Faithful" geyser in Yellowstone Park with naturalist John Burroughs, Theodore Roosevelt comments, "That beats me!" in response to the sign that reads, "This geyser spouts every minute."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: United States--Yellowstone National Park; Wyoming--Old Faithful Geyser; Burroughs, John, 1837-1921; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1903-04-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt sends Kermit a "picture letter" of things he has done and seen on his western trip with John Burroughs. There is a sketch of them chasing elk, a sketch of an owl, and of mountain goats. Roosevelt says he has enjoyed the trip.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Travel; Drawing; Animals; Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

Date: 1903-04-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to C. Hart Merriam

Description:

President Roosevelt is enjoying his time in Yellowstone with John Burroughs and encloses a skin and skull of a male microtus with measurements. Roosevelt encourages Dr. Merriam to "write the great monumental work on the mammals of North America."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Travel; Microtus; Zoological specimens; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

Date: 1903-04-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Elihu Root

Description:

President Roosevelt enjoyed his time in Yellowstone Park with John Burroughs and jokes about plagiarizing from Secretary Root's speeches on tariffs.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Plagiarism; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

Date: 1903-04-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

Description:

President Roosevelt defends John Burroughs against an anonymous attack that appeared in a Forest and Stream article.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Press and politics; Anonymous writings; Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

Date: 1903-04-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Major W. Broadfoot

Description:

President Roosevelt just completed two weeks in Yellowstone Park and was astonished by the abundance of game. Roosevelt hopes to bring Yellowstone to the public's attention.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Travel; Wildlife conservation; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Burroughs, John, 1837-1921; Pitcher, John, 1854-1926

Date: 1903-04-27

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